• Short Summary

    A full house greeted Dame Margot Fonteyn (39), British prima ballerina, July 30, when she gave a performance for charity at the Opera House, Rio de Janeiro --- a gesture of gratitude for the sanctuary granted by the Brazilian Embassy to her husband, Dr.

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    A full house greeted Dame Margot Fonteyn (39), British prima ballerina, July 30, when she gave a performance for charity at the Opera House, Rio de Janeiro --- a gesture of gratitude for the sanctuary granted by the Brazilian Embassy to her husband, Dr. Roberto Arias during to recent Panamanian revolt.

    Cameraman, high in the balcony, filmed some of the opening scenes -against the wishes of Dame Margot but with permission of the director. Dame Margot protested the noise of the cameras during her recent performance at Sao Paulo, was disturbing.

    Dr. Roberto Arias is a former Panamanian ambassador in London. In April this year he and his wife made headline news when Dr. Arias was accused of plotting to overthrow the Panamanian Government and Dame Margot herself, was imprisoned for two days. Dr. Arias spent more than two months hiding in the Brazilian Embassy in Panama City before being granted a safe conduct to Brazil. His wife, quickly released from prison, returned to England to rejoin her husband on his freedom.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8E0X1PRDZOIXR9B23X3F9TJHE
    Media URN:
    VLVA8E0X1PRDZOIXR9B23X3F9TJHE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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